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Meaning of Merit

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The name Merit has the following meaning:

A fortunate and famous person.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.


As a baby boy name, Merit is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Merit for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Merritt, of which the name Merit is a variant.
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The name Merit is very likely a(n) English variant of the name Merritt.

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You might also like to see the other variants of the name Merritt.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Merit and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Merit: Boys - Britton, Bud, Burleigh, Burley, Case, Coy, Dart, Ellsworth, Ernest, Ezell, Felton, General, Guss, Hoke, Irl, Irwin, Jefferson, Jerrell, Jett, Lawyer, Layton, Girls - Alvina, Arvilla, Delise, Fannie, Fanny, Fleta, Fonda, Heather, Jalyn, Janelle, Jaycee, Jazmyne, Leeann, Liana, Lorri, Marilyn, Maryellen, Melinda, Nautica, Queen, Serenity, Both genders - Aubrey, Broderick, Cassidy, Dorothy, Gay, Hunter, Infant, Larry, Lisa, London, Paisley, Shelby, Tracy, Tyler


The name Merit is a variant of Merritt. Other popular variants of the name Merritt are: Meret, Merett, Merit, Meritt, Merret, Merrit, Merryt, Merrytt, Meryt, Merytt


We think the name Merit should fall under the following style category: The Wild West.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Merit to be: Fun-loving and funny chap

In one word, you might describe Merit as a(n) "fun-loving" person.

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